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2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
+1 630-299-3977
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been wanting to go here since watching it be built. Concept is awesome and menu is interesting. Went with another couple. Expected menu to be a bit pricey but was alright with that since unique. Was not expecting Chicago/New York prices for mixed drinks....More

Thank Iamdunne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Hardware several times and usually visit about once per month. I usually have the charcuterie option and the selections never disappoint. Where there is a slight disappointment is in low-carb options. Food prices per portion are a little high in comparison to...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience and I cannot wait to return. The food was delicious and a bit unusual. The service was excellent and I do recommend it to others. A bit pricey and worth it!

Thank dkilberry
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We've driven by this place a couple times and it has always caught our eye. We finally decided to eat dinner there last Saturday. The building is real cool and we were very impressed when we walked thru the front door. It was a bit...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 5 October 2018

If you're trying to impress by price and presentation more than quantity and sometimes quality, you're at the right place. However, their $8 or $9 hotdog is very good - if you are a hotdog lover.

Thank danostermiller
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived @ 3:15pm on Sat., wasn't very busy & they allowed us to order off their lunch menus which had great options. I ordered the short rib sandwich on focaccia bread w/Gruyere cheese & it was out of this world delish!! The BLT was...More

Thank sheric827
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Took My wife and colleague for lunch at Hardware. One of the owners decided to take a tour group through the restaurant. Incredibly took the tour group right up to our table to talk about the kitchen behind us like we were not even there...More

1  Thank Troy G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

An interesting and delicious menu - many items grown or processed on the premises, so the meals are always fresh. Service is good; full bar. Beautiful patio when weather permits.

Thank Dottie G
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I have been to this place numerous times and i love it.The food is great and very unique but it's not for every one.It's pricey and the portions are small and if you expect to have a to-go box with left overs you will be...More

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I visited with two family members who had been fascinated by the front of the restaurant as they drove by - the front wall is covered roof to ground with a profusion of colorful plants. Once inside, we were treated to a staff of knowledgeable,...More

Thank Rupertgigi
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Jeff M
7 September 2016|
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Response from billp422 | Reviewed this property |
I would say that this place is not inexpensive and there is no kids menu. I have yet to see any kids there. I would call to see if they high chairs or booster seats and that would answer this for all. Organic foods are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  North Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-299-3977
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